Margaret Forster

Margaret Forster

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Margaret Forster (born 25 May 1938) is a British author. She was born in Carlisle, England, where she attended Carlisle and County High School for Girls (1949-1956), and then won an Open Scholarship to read modern history at Somerville College, Oxford, from where she graduated in 1960. After a short period as a teacher at Barnsbury Girls' School in Islington, north London (1961-1963), she has worked as a novelist, biographer and freelance literary critic, contributing regularly to book programmes on television, to BBC Radio 4 and various newspapers and magazines. She was a member of the BBC Advisory Committee on the Social Effects of Television (1975-1977), the Arts Council Literary Panel (1978-1981), and chief reviewer for non-fiction in the Evening Standard (1977-1980). She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1975. Forster is married to the writer, journalist and broadcaster Hunter Davies. They live in London and in the Lake District.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134923885
  • 9786134923880